SAN JOSE, Calif. — Citizen Watch Co. Ltd. and E Ink Corp. on Monday (Dec. 12) demonstrated what the companies claim is the world's first flexible clock using an electronic paper display.
The clock is based on E Ink’s paper display technology, dubbed Imaging Film. With a thickness of 3.0-mm, a weight of 1.5-kg and a battery life that is 20 times longer than conventional digital clocks, the clock also can be bent while in operation.
The use of electronic ink in the clock display enables a wide viewing angle of approximately 180 degrees with a bright, high contrast look, according to the Citizen (Tokyo) and E Ink
Electronic paper display technology E Ink (Cambridge, Mass.) and thin-film-transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display supplier LG.Philips LCD recently developed a 10.1-inch flexible electronic paper display the companies believe is the largest flexible display produced to date